April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Animal activist may step down

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – The chairman of the town’s Community Animal Watch committee may have to resign in the next few months if she moves to another municipality. More...

Neighbors

Birthdays

April 23: Happy birthday Donna Marchand (Miss Kitty) from Charhoo . . . happy birthday Georgie Cole from GMACC. April 24: Happy birthday David Sturdevant from GMACC. More...

Superintendent tours schools, meets with leaders

Dominic A. DePatsy was welcomed by the Saco School District on April 17 as he toured the schools and departments where he will begin as superintendent on July 1.  More...

Newly ranked

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Obituaries

John M. Hajdysz

John M. Hajdysz, 64, of Saco, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at home. He was born in Biddeford on Nov. 27, 1950, a son of John and Leda (Harding) Hajdysz. He was a Thornton Academy graduate. More...

Song, verse to highlight Paul Stookey event

SACO – Singer Noel Paul Stookey, of the celebrated iconic 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, will appear in Saco with his wife, the Rev. Betty Stookey. More...

FD learns basics of equine emergencies

BIDDEFORD – Firefighters and paramedics recently learned how to care for a type of patient they’re not accustomed to seeing – the equine kind.  More...

Pageants are not beauty contests to these winners

OLD ORCHARD BEACH/SACO – Two state pageant winners say the true value of winning a pageant is not the attention being given to them, but the opportunity to bring attention to other important causes.  More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Community News

YMCA to host healthy events

Biddeford, Freeport, New Gloucester and Portland YMCAs will hold a free community events to inspire more children to keep their minds and bodies active.  More...

Pieces sought for exhibit

Saco Bay Artists will hold a retrospective exhibit celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Saco Museum from Oct. 17 through Nov. 4. More...

Lucky Pup Rescues

Nixon is a gorgeous, amazing dog. He is a 2-year-old hound dog, maybe treeing walker coonhound mix. He has met a variety of dogs and does well with everybody. More...

Editorial

Choosing constitutional officers

A Republican senator who is also the assistant majority leader of the Senate Republicans, and a Democratic representative, who is also president of Maine Young Democrats, are coming together to pass a bill giving the public more power and increase ac More...

The value of a library

Library Links

What is your library worth to you? If you take the time to read this column, then I know you must have some interest in your library. But what is that interest and how can you quantify it? More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

Thursday, April 23   “Love Song,” 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. Pay-what-you-can. For reservations, call 929-5412.  Knitting and crafting group, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Deering Room, Dyer Library, Saco. More...